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Hudson River Maritime Museum

50 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
+1 845-338-0071
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Nice Museum with an interesting history.

They did a nice job with this museum considering what it was many years ago. They keep growing the... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
RBFILMS
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Stone Ridge, New York
Family fun

Great spot for a visit. The sloop Clearwater now makes its home here - and the programs offered... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
catskill2016
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Athens, New York
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Riverport Boat Building School at HRMM ​Riverport YouthBoat is designed to empower youth, build character and foster teamwork through the traditional craft of wooden boatbuilding and on-the-water activities. At the Riverport Wooden Boat School...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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50 Rondout Lndg, Kingston, NY 12401-6092
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+1 845-338-0071
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

They did a nice job with this museum considering what it was many years ago. They keep growing the attraction so I give them a lot fo credit for their dedication and perseverance. There are some boat rides nearby so you can make a nice...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Great spot for a visit. The sloop Clearwater now makes its home here - and the programs offered through the museum are extensive. The historical information is told through a collection of items and stories that personalize the past. A wonderful location to enjoy shopping...More

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Reviewed December 3, 2017

Spent about 2-3 hours reading every exhibit. Was the only one there! Lots of history, ship models, videos. Definitely worth a visit. And stop by the wooden boat workshop next door as well!

1  Thank jdballou
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Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

Small waterside museum that shows historical info for the Hudson River and nearby waterways. Exhibits included historical ferries and day liners. Worth the visit.

1  Thank SteveLandco
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Reviewed November 2, 2017

We spent about 90 minutes looking at the video, models of boats, and displays here. There are many interesting exhibits to see. The information about the explorer, Henry Hudson, the history of the river, the ice harvesting industry, and living and working at a lighthouse...More

2  Thank Patricia C
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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we arrived about half an hour before the museum was set to close, but the staff allowed us to go in for free as we were only going to be able to squeeze in a cursory glance at the exhibits. The inside of the...More

3  Thank Teresa F
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

This is a great little museum down on the water front that is full of wonderful history about cruising the Hudson River. Lots of information, models, videos about the ships of the day, how people lived, goods that were moved.

1  Thank sharoncV7586HL
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

The Museum offers a great perspective of maritime life on the Hudson River. The displays are well done and varied. It is spacious, clean and informative. The staff is very friendly. There is a small gift shop on site as well. They offer tours of...More

2  Thank JudyMetroNYCarea
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Reviewed October 6, 2017

A very complete rendition of the history and culture of the Hudson River, illustrated by artifacts, models and audio/video presentations. A more complete experience than the modest admission fee would suggest.

1  Thank CatskillBob
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This museum is a must see if your into nostalgia. Kids have fun operating an old steam engine, have their pictures taken behind a billboard and look into a 1890 steam driven tugboat.

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